KBTX - Sports - High School - Headlines

Fairfield Snaps Navasota's 20-Game Winning Streak

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NAVASOTA, Texas -- Fairfield forced six Navasota turnovers and snapped the Rattlers 20-game winning streak 44-24 Friday night at Rattler Stadium.

The Eagles took the lead on a 49-yard Larry Rose touchdown run, the first points the Rattler defense had given up all season.

Navasota tied it in the first, Lamarquis Jefferson scored a four-yard touchdown to even the game at seven.

The turning point came in the second quarter. Jerbrell Lipscomb returned a punt for a touchdown that would have given the Rattlers the lead, but a penalty brought it back. On the next play Derrion Randle could not handle an option pitch from Shelton Eppler, and Alex Ward returned the fumble for a touchdown to put the Eagles ahead for good.

Navasota pulled within three at 23-20 early in the third on a 12-yard Randle touchdown run, but Fairfield answered all night long to pick up the win.

The Rattlers turned the ball over six times.

Navasota falls to 4-1 and will play at Austin McCallum next week.

Fairfield, 5-0, plays at Glen Rose.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 225613992